King Township to move out of lockdown to Red–Control COVID-19 level

General News

On Feb. 19 the Province of Ontario announced that York Region will move back into the "Red - Control" level as of 12:01 a.m. on Feb. 22.

King Township staff will review the new level to determine what, if any, changes will be made to operations.

The Township has, since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, been offering all administrative services to our businesses and residents virtually. Many services—including things like building permits, planning applications, garbage bag tags and the payment of water bills—can all be accessed online.

Enhanced curbside pickup of garbage bag tags and blue/green bins is offered at King Township Public Library branches through its curbside pickup program.

You can visit our website at, call us at 905-833-5321 (Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) or email us at

All essential services have continued, including Fire and Emergency Services, water, wastewater, waste collection, by-law enforcement and roads.

Under the Red-Control zone, the following restrictions are in place:

  • Gatherings are limited to five people indoors and 25 people outdoors.

  • Religious services, weddings and funerals are confined to 30 per cent capacity indoors and 100 people outdoors.

  • The maximum number of people seated inside a bar or restaurant is 10.

  • Outdoor dining, take out, drive through, and delivery are all permitted.​

  • Limits will be increased at our outdoor rinks from 10 to 15 people.

  • All construction project types can resume.